2017 – SSE Group 4 Lesson Plans

Please click on the below dates to access the lesson plan that was facilitated on that day.

2017
Jan 07,2018 Dec 31,2017 Dec 24,2017 Dec 17,2017
Dec 10,2017 Dec 03,2017 Nov 26,2017 Nov 19,2017
Nov 12,2017 Nov 05,2017 Oct 29,2017 Oct 22,2017
Oct 15,2017 Oct 08,2017 Oct 01,2017 Sep 24,2017
Sep 17,2017 Sep 10,2017 Jun 25,2017 Jun 18,2017
Jun 11,2017 Jun 04,2017 May 28,2017 May 21,2017
May 14,2017 May 07,2017 Apr 30,2017 Apr 23,2017
Apr 16,2017 Apr 09,2017 Apr 05,2017 Mar 26,2017
Mar 19,2017 Mar 12,2017 Mar 05,2017 Feb 26,2017
Feb 19,2017 Feb 12,2017 Feb 05,2017 Jan 29,2017
Jan 22,2017 Jan 15,2017 Jan 08,2017 Jan 01,2017
Dec 17 2017

Teacher: Mani S Ayer

Attendance: Diya, Deepti, Manaswini, Sujay, Pravarrna, Prahlathan, Athesh, Tejus, Sahit

Topic: Dharma Vahini

Life Application: Find and read through books ‘Sathyam Shivam Sundaram-Vol 1’ and ‘My Baba and I’ by Dr. Hislop.

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Nov 26 2017

Teacher: Krishnan Iyer

Attendance: Shreya S, Harshit, GopalKrishna, Arthika, Pravarrna, Prahlathan, Sujay, Diya

Topic: Vishnu Sahasranama

Life Application: Learn the Vishnusahasranama for great spiritual benefit.

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Nov 19 2017

Teacher: Sundar Venugopalan

Attendance: Vishala, Shreya S, Sreevarshini, Diya, Shreya N, Vaishnavi, Gopalkrishna, Pravarrna, Prahlathan & Sujay

Topic: Unity of Faiths

Life Application:Take the role play you developed of a modern day use of an ancient teaching of the world religion, and put it into practice in your life. Be prepared to share your experience with the class next week.

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Oct 29 2017

Teacher: Sundar Venugopalan

Attendance: Diya, Pravarrna, Prahlathan, Sujay, Vaishnavi & Sahit

Topic: Hinduism – Paramahansa Yogananda

Life Application:During this week, become aware of an instance where you find yourself �Leaving it up to God� meaning surrendering to His Divine Will. What led up to that instance? Write it in your journal and share with the class next week.

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Oct 22 2017

Teacher: Mani Ayer

Attendance: Vishala, Vaishnavi, Diya, Keertana, Shreya N, Gopalkrishna, Sahit, Sujay, Athesh,Prahlathan

Topic: Ashtanga Yoga

Life Application:Read and understand Ashtanga Yoga in depth from various literature

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Oct 15 2017

Teacher: Sreenadh Jonnavithula

Attendance: Tejus, Sahit, Kashi, Sujay, Kritik, Keertana, Gita, Diya, Shreya Sriram, Vaishnavi, Shreya Narayan, Vishala

Topic: The Law of Karma

Life Application: Read and assimilate more in detail about the Law of karma

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Oct 08 2017

Teacher: Mani S Ayer

Attendance: Diya, Vaishnavi, Shreya N, Tejus, Gopalkrishna,Pravarrna, Prahlathan

Topic: The Love of the Lord

Life Application: Read through the book ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram Part 1’

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Sep 17 2017

Teacher: Sujatha Ananth

Attendance: Tejus, Gopalkrishna, Sahit, Pravarrna, Prahlathan, Kashi, Sujay, Krithik, Keertana, Vaishnavi, Diya

Topic : Truth & Intelligence

Life Application: Tell them to think of ways they can reduce processed foods and packaging at home. Reducing packaging also reduces trash generated.Let them come and share their experience in the next class.

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Sep 10 2017

Teacher: Krishnan Iyer

Attendance: Diya, Vaishnavi, Kruthik, Pravarrna, Athesh, Gopal Krishna, Prahlathan, Sahit, Tejus, Sujay and Shreya

Topic : Selfless Service � A Deep Dive

Life Application: Write down a couple of selfless service you plan to do in the next couple of weeks and share your experience in doing the service in the next class.

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Jun 18 2017

Teacher: Mani Ayer

Attendance: Diya, Pravarna, Athesh

Topic : The Story of James Sinclair

Life Application: James Sinclair was yearning for God�s presence for many years. When God made His presence known to Sinclair, he didn�t understand it until many years later. In your journals, write down any visions or experiences you have had that make you feel God�s presence in your life. Keep writing these down throughout the year as they happen

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Jun 11 2017

Teacher: Sundar Venugopalan

Attendance: Pravarna, Athesh, Diya

Topic : CHRISTIANITY: POPE JOHN PAUL II

Life Application: read the short stories of those who knew John Paul II and to choose one or more that inspire them to share with others in next week�s class. Pick a teaching of the Pope, like forgiveness, and practice daily.

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Jun 4 2017

Teacher: Krishnan Iyer

Attendance: Vaishnavi, Kruthik, Pravarrna, Tejus, Sahit, GopalKrishna.

Topic : The purpose of life and Mindfullness

Life Application: Practice mindfulness by taking a walk in solitude, preferably in nature. Be aware and be mindful of the surroundings around you.

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May 28 2017

Mid Atlantic Sai Retreat

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May 21 2017

Teacher: Mani Ayer

Attendance: Diya, Vaishnavi, Pravarrna, Srivarshini, Anish

Topic : Panchakosa

Life Application: Research into how Panchkosa’s are related to Five Elements and Five Senses.

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May 14 2017

Teacher: Krishnan Iyer

Attendance: Diya, Vaishnavi, Kruthik, Pravarrna, Tejus

Topic : Who am I

Life Application: Contemplate on who am I

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May 07 2017

Easwaramma Day Celebrations

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Apr 23 2017

Teacher: Krishnan Iyer

Attendance: Diya, Vaishnavi, Kruthik, Pravarrna, Athesh, Gopalkrishna, Hruday,Tejus and Sahit

Topic : Gajendra Moksham

Life Application: Research into spiritual significance of Gajendra Moksham.

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Apr 16 2017

Teacher: Chandrasekhar S

Attendance: Diya, Krithik, Pravarna, Athesh, Tejas and Sahit

Topic : Sports and Spirituality

Life Application: Identify and research states in sports which can lead to spirituality.

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Apr 09 2017

Teacher: Sundar Venugopalan

Attendance: Vaishnavi, Diya, Athesh, Pravarna, Tejus

Topic : Ramana Maharishi

Life Application: Choose a quality of the Sage you would like to put into practice in your life and work to begin doing that this week.

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Apr 02 2017

Teacher: Suhasini Jonnavithula

Attendance: Tejus, Gopalkrishna, Pravarrna, Atesh, Diya, Sreevarshini and Vaishnavi

Topic : April 2nd, World Autism awareness day

Life Application: During the upcoming weeks, practice meaningfully ways in which they can respect the environment and help to protect it.

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Mar 26 2017

Teacher: Cathy Daub

Value : Right Conduct
Main Topic : Avoiding Six Internal Enemies

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Mar 19 2017

Teacher: Sreenadh Jonnavithula

Attendance: Vaishnavi, Diya, Pravarrna, Athesh, Sahit, Tejus, Kruthik

Topic : Control of the Mind

Life Application: Understand the nature of mind before you control it

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Mar 12 2017

Teacher: Sujatha Ananth

Attendance: Krithik, Athesh, Prahlathan, Tejus, Sahit and Vaishnavi

Topic : Perseverance & Persistence – International Women’s Day on Mar 8th

Life Application: Resolve to ingrain perseverance for noble values in your daily life

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Mar 05 2017

Teacher: Krishnan Iyer

Attendance: Diya, Vaishnavi, Kruthik, Pravarrna, Athesh, Gopalkrishna

Topic : Social Responsibility/Need � versus � Greed

Life Application: Money Management Sheet to be monitored and filled for one full month and discuss how money management can be improved

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Feb 26 2017

Teacher: Sundar Venugopalan

Attendance: Athesh, Sahit, Pranav, Tejus, Pravarrna, Gopalkrishna, Kruthik, Sreevarshini

Topic : ONE MAN’S JOURNEY TO SAI – THE STORY OF JAMES D. SINCLAIR

Life Application:
1) James Sinclair was yearning for God’s presence for many years. When God made His presence known to Sinclair, he didn’t understand it until many years later. In your journals, write down any visions or experiences you have had that make you feel God’s presence in your life. Keep writing these down throughout the year as they happen.
2) If there is ONE teaching of Swami that you need to work on, what would that be? Write a letter to Swami, asking Him to help you to practice that teaching of His.

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Feb 19 2017

Teacher: Sujatha Ananth

Attendance: Diya, Athesh, Pravarrna, Gopalkrishna, Pranav, Tejus, Sahit

Topic : Integrity

Life Application: Write your own experience of when you demonstrated “integrity” or find an article of a person who demonstrated integrity.

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Feb 5 2017

Teacher: Suhasini Jonnavithula

Attendance: Pranav, Sahit, Athesh, Pravarrna, Srikar, Gopalkrishna, Kruthik, Diya, Arthika

Topic : Self Confidence

Life Application: Choose one spiritual disciple from the SELF-CONFIDENCE List provided and start practicing it daily. Share with the class next week on which spiritual discipline you are practicing and the challenges faced.

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Jan 29 2017

Teacher: Sundar Venugopalan

Attendance: Tejus, Vaishnavi, GopalKrishna, Athesh, Sahit & Pravarrna

Topic : Contact with Consciousness

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Jan 22 2017

Teacher: Suhasini Jonnavithula

Attendance: Vaishnavi, Gopal Krishna, Diya, Athesh, Sahit and Pranav

Value : Non-Violence
SubValue : Courage

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Jan. 15 2017

Teacher: Sujatha Ananth

Attendance: Athesh, Pravarrna, Krithik, Omkar, Tejus, Sahit, Vaishnavi

Topic: Public Speaking

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Jan. 8 2017

Teacher: Krishnan Iyer

Attendance: Tejus, Athesh, Sahit, Gopalkrishna, Diya

Topic: Celebration of Pongal

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Jan 01 2017

Teacher: Sreenadh Jonnavithula

Attendance: Athesh, Pravarrna

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